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Woman charged in connection with two downtown stabbings

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Woman charged in connection with two downtown stabbings

The Edmonton Police Service has charged a woman in connection with two downtown stabbing incidents that sent two men to hospital last evening.

At approximately 6 p.m. on Monday, June 1, 2015, Edmonton Police Downtown Division officers responded to the report of a stabbing outside a mall in the area of 100 Street and 102A Avenue. It was reported a 35-year-old male was stabbed by a woman who then fled the area.

The man sustained non-life threatening injuries and was treated and transported to hospital by EMS. Police believe the attack was random and the suspect and complainant are not known to each other.

A few minutes later, a second report of a stabbing was called in to police. At approximately 6:05 p.m., officers responded to the area of 101 Street and 105 Avenue, where they found a 31-year-old man who had also sustained a stab wound.

The man was treated and transported to hospital by EMS with non-life threatening injuries. The suspect and the second complainant are known to each other.

A 26-year-old female suspect was arrested at the second scene without incident and is facing several charges.

Anyone who has information about these crimes is asked to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone. Anonymous information can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.tipsubmit.com/start.htm.

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